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Job Rotation

The practice in which a person changes positions in an organization frequently for a certain period of time. For example, a new hire may work in operations for a few months, then accounting and finally in human resources. Job rotation is intended to give a person well-rounded insight into how an organization functions. It may be done especially for management trainees.

job rotation

see JOB DESIGN.

job rotation

see JOB.
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Job rotation refers to the movement of employees between different jobs, and it is a critical form of career development.
Onsite job rotations not only improve staff happiness at work because they are learning, but also provides for more out of the box thinking and an amazing breed of super multi-talented individuals within the company willing to step in and help, thus reducing the need to hire more people," Folayan said.
Job rotation: Job rotation is used to refer to the planned movement of people between jobs over a period of time and for one or more than one of different purposes (Bennett, 2003).
The silica proposal also would require metalcasting facilities to implement administrative and engineering controls and a series of ancillary provisions, such as exposure monitoring, medical surveillance, best practices and the establishment of regulated calls for a hierarchy of mandating engineering and workplace controls over simply providing personal protective equipment (PPE) such as respirators, and it specifically bars job rotation as a method of attaining compliance.
At OIB I did a full job rotation in various departments, and then I finally landed in the treasury department and decided to make a career out of it.
But many non-Japanese employees wish to specialize in a particular field and become an expert and therefore the job rotation scheme creates a conflict for them.
From catering, sales, reservations to marketing, trainees undergo job rotation and gain first-hand knowledge into the inner-workings of each department.
If you truly expect someone to grasp all aspects of the supply chain and your organization, then you must give them job rotation activities to participate in.
This change is towards an organization with a flat hierarchy, job rotation, self-responsible teams, multitasking, greater involvement of lower level employees in decision making, and the replacement of vertical communication channels with horizontal channels (Appelbaum et al.
Job rotation does not begin unless experts ensure that work place is available to be mined.
He also stressed the importance of surveying armyA's property, rationalization of expenditure, and adoption of transparency and objectivity, indicating that job rotation must be applied in the armed forces.
Standard Chartered's IG Programme is an intensive development programme that provides advanced learning experience supported by structured training modules such as on-job training, off-the job training, ongoing performance coaching, residential workshops and international job rotation.